Conflicting Directions in BLFS & DRI compilation Guide?

Jerry Hoover jbhoo at
Tue Aug 13 21:59:51 PDT 2002

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Jerry Hoover wrote:
>> When compiling the kernel to install direct rendering the blfs book 
>> reads to ENABLE dri? in the kernel and the DRI compilation Guide site 
>> reads to DISABLE dri? Whitch one should I go with? I have not yet got 
>> it running right!
>>  I Have gone though and built another lfs from scratch system and am 
>> about to compile and install the kernal for the first time at the end 
>> of ch #8 lfs. and would like to compile in the right options the first 
>> time . I use a radeon 64 mgb vidio card. 
> I found that enabling DRI drivers was necessary for proper linkages. The 
> DRI instructions then have you overwrite the older files.  If you find 
> different procedures that work, keep detailed notes and let me know.
>  -- Bruce

Will Do.

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